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`Experienced supervisors would find it useful to read as a part of their continuous professional development' - Counselling at Work Highlighting the crucial themes intrinsic to the supervision process, this volume offers a varied selection of methods for educating supervisors. Experienced international trainers describe how they teach critical elements in the practice of supervision and outline their models for teaching in the context of their practice. The book covers a wide range of topics including: contracting; reflective processes; supervision in group and multicultural contexts; and evaluation. The text is organized to bring continuity across the elements addressed, and to heighten aware
Chapter 2: Training in the Tasks of Supervision
Training in the Tasks of Supervision
I have been involved with clinical supervision for almost twenty years now. My initial interest emerged during my first supervision experience when, during my training as a counselling psychologist, I arranged a placement (internship) in a youth counselling agency. I worked there for approximately 500 hours engaging in individual counselling with adolescents, training in parenting skills, doing group work with young people and becoming involved in a number of allied schemes around counselling and education. Overall, it was great experience. What was not so great was my experience of supervision. On my arrival and with my introduction to the service I was allocated a supervisor, an experienced trainer, counsellor and manager of the whole ...